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Bullet Brawl Could 4, 2024: Nakamura Pushes Bullet Brawl Earnings Over $10,000

GM Hikaru Nakamura secured his second straight Bullet Brawl and $400 after scoring 251 factors forward of GMs Jose Martinez and Daniel Naroditsky on Saturday. With this victory, Nakamura has taken his stay Bullet Brawl earnings to simply over $10,000 in a single 12 months.

Taking out the $100 greatest ladies’s prize was FM Anastasia Avramidou who completed 5 factors forward of Georgia’s IM Meri Arabidze, whereas Group Brawl common Cesar Frank Talledos Lagos gained one other version of the untitled enviornment.

The following Bullet Brawl will happen on Saturday, Could 11, 2024, at midday ET/18:00 CEST.


Rank Fed Title Identify Username Score Rating
1 GM Hikaru Nakamura Hikaru 3305 251
2 GM Jose Martinez Jospem 3190 238
3 GM Daniel Naroditsky DanielNaroditsky 3194 232
4 IM Renato Terry MITerryble 3116 205
5 IM Yoseph Taher yosephtaher 2977 194
6 GM Matthias Bluebaum Msb2 3051 187
7 GM Vugar Rasulov vugarrasulov 2954 167
8 GM Thomas Beerdsen kleinebeer98 2943 158
9 GM Emin Ohanyan OhanyanEminChess 2992 154
10 IM Kacper Drozdowski Kacparov 2949 141

FM Dmitry Goltsev GoltsevDmitry2000 2860 131
12 GM Tuan Minh le wonderfultime 3082 131
13 IM Marcos Lianes ulises2013 2898 114
14 GM Nikolas Theodorou NikoTheodorou 3024 110
15 CM Huseyin Deveci hsd2016 2665 108
16 GM Leon Mendonca LionTheLeon_06 2856 108
17 FM Faustino Oro FaustinoOro 2912 107
18 NM Noah Kim Naoki 2776 105

CM Eqor Baskakov stollenmonster 2820 104
20 GM Jose Cardoso TheBigBoss04 2892 103
(Full ultimate standings right here)

Bullet Brawl has grow to be a money cow for the king, Nakamura has revamped $10,000 from the weekly arenas in a single 12 months. After saying his intent to play and stream the occasion on Twitter, Nakamura joined the all-titled lineup minutes earlier than the occasion started.

The scorecard for the bullet titan was 69 wins, six attracts, and 6 losses. Of the wins, a number of vicious attacking efforts stand out. Towards Vietnam’s GM Tuan Minh Le, the American highlighted the e6-pawn as untenable and sacrificed a knight to capitalize. The sport has strategic similarities to “Dubov’s Immortal” from the Russian Championship Superfinal in 2020, although much less spectacular. 

Whatever the openings chosen by Nakamura’s opponents, the 23-time victor launched kingside assaults each time he performed as White, usually resulting in checkmate in below 20 strikes. Try his video games in opposition to the French Protection and the Sicilian Protection: Dragon Variation under for contemporary attacking concepts.

One of many gamers who managed to stifle Nakamura’s run was the second-placed Martinez. Following an early win over Nakamura, the Mexico consultant stayed in contact with the lead and achieved one of many hardest duties in Bullet Brawl, ending forward of Naroditsky.

Naroditsky is a 16-time winner and by no means goes down with out a combat. Photograph: Benjamin Robson

Martinez, who sits fourth on the all-time leaderboard, has a giant month forward as he’ll journey to Spain in June to face GM Vladimir Kramnik in “The Conflict Of Claims,” the place he’ll look to quash insinuations in opposition to his title.

In July 2023, we reported that three issues in life have been sure: demise, taxes, and Nakamura Bullet Brawl victories. For now, this report nonetheless rings true.

Nakamura’s twenty third win shall be added shortly.

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The video games from this week’s Bullet Brawl might be discovered right here.

Bullet Brawl is an thrilling new titled enviornment that options Chess.com’s prime bullet specialists and takes place weekly on Saturdays. The format is a two-hour enviornment with a 1+0 time management; the prize fund is $1,000.

Very similar to Titled Tuesday and Area Kings, Bullet Brawl usually options prime GMs, together with Hikaru Nakamura, Daniel Naroditsky, Andrew Tang, Tuan Minh Le, and lots of extra!

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